Sailors and Marines take part in flight deck operations [Image 2 of 5]

200131-N-GR168-1155 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 31, 2020) An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, attached to the Blue Knights Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)
200131-N-GR168-1155 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 31, 2020) An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, attached to the Blue Knights Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

200131-N-GR168-1155 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 31, 2020) An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, attached to the Blue Knights Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)
200131-N-GR168-1155 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 31, 2020) An AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, attached to the Blue Knights Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), takes off from the flight deck of the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

200131-N-GR168-1137 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 31, 2020) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) Airman Shamus Fraser, center, verifies that Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuels) Airman Tyler Strohl, right and Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuels) Airman Fernando Guevara, all assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), have removed all chains from an AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, attached to the Blue Knights Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), on the ship’s flight deck. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

200131-N-GR168-1113 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 31, 2020) Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Fuels) Airman Tyler Strohl, assigned to the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21), removes chains from an AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, attached to the Blue Knights Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), on the ship’s flight deck. New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released

200131-N-GR168-1036 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 31, 2020) Cpl. Bethzary Torres-Matias, assigned to the Blue Knights of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), cleans the windshield of an AH-1W Super Cobra helicopter, attached to the Blue Knights Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), on the flight deck aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

200131-N-GR168-1019 ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 31, 2020) Cpl. John Cartwright III, assigned to the Blue Knights of Marine Medium Tiltrotor Squadron (VMM) 365 (Reinforced), puts away propeller guards on the flight deck aboard the amphibious transport dock ship USS New York (LPD 21). New York, with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group and with embarked 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is deployed to the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of naval operations to ensure maritime stability and security in the Central Region, connecting the Mediterranean and the Pacific through the western Indian Ocean and three strategic choke points. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Lyle Wilkie/Released)

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